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Pre weekend headlines. A selection of stories in the media. Councils store up on swine flu vaccineSeveral councils have been found to be putting batches they’ve received in storage, in preparation for a possible mass vaccination programme. Unskilled acupuncturists put life at riskThe Norwegian Acupuncture Association warns that needles wrongly placed by untrained acupuncturists can lead to serious nerve damage, or even death.

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Published on Friday, 30th October, 2009 at 12:16 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

A selection of stories in the media.

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NRK

Councils store up on swine flu vaccine
Several councils have been found to be putting batches they’ve received in storage, in preparation for a possible mass vaccination programme.

Unskilled acupuncturists put life at risk
The Norwegian Acupuncture Association warns that needles wrongly placed by untrained acupuncturists can lead to serious nerve damage, or even death.

Highly-educated immigrants cannot get jobs in Norway
The OECD wants to know why immigrants with higher education don’t get the jobs they are qualified for. Despite having two MAs and speaking seven languages, one immigrant who has lived in Bergen for almost ten years has applied for over 150 jobs over a two-year period, and has been called to just one interview.

Foreign children isolated in Norwegian kindergartens
Over 20,000 children who have a foreign language as their mother tongue are isolated because kindergartens don’t receive the necessary support for native language teaching. There are calls for better education of kindergarten employees.

Aftenposten

Director General of Health criticises vaccination plans
Plans made for swine flu vaccinations have been found to be substandard in many Norwegian council districts. Bjørn-Inge Larsen criticises the plans for their failure to take account of the real situation. He believes that many of them are based on doctors carrying out the vaccinations, but most are too busy treating those who are ill.



Published on Friday, 30th October, 2009 at 12:16 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: media, newspapers, weekend, headlines, summary, news, brief.





  
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